The Rutgers Cooperative Extension Organic Land Care Certificate Program provides education to landscapers and land care providers on organic practices for promoting healthy soil, enhancing biodiversity, and reducing polluted runoff from managed landscapes.
The core of the program is a 4-day course designed for professional landscapers, property managers, public works employees, groundskeepers, and landscape architects.
More than 20 university and industry experts teach the course and share their experience of how to successfully transition a landscape to organic management and add organic services to a business.
Course Dates: January 23, 24, 30, 31 (Snow date: Feb. 1)
Time: 8am – 5pm
Location: 4000 Kozloski Rd., Freehold, New Jersey 07728 (Use 3000 Kozloski Rd for GPS)
Certificate program requirements include:
Participants that pass the exam receive a certificate of completion and are listed on this website as having completed the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Organic Land Care Certificate program requirements.
The 2017 course offers:
Pesticide recertification credits:
As well as:
Registration Fee: Includes program, optional exam, and listing of business on Rutgers website. Breakfast and lunch to be provided.
Make payments out to "Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey". Checks, purchase orders, or money orders only. Credit cards not accepted.
Mail payment to:
Cooperative Extension of Passaic County
Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
1310 Route 23 North
Wayne, NJ 07470
For more information about this program contact Michele Bakacs, County Environmental Agent, at email@example.com or 732-398-5274.
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